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Eagan Chiropractic Treatment for Frustrating Headaches

Have you ever wondered how headaches could be treated with chiropractic help? Look no further. This Eagan chiropractor can help alleviate the frustration and pain that comes with headaches.

There are many types of headaches that can range in symptoms and severity. In this blog post by Silver Bell Chiropractic, a chiropractor in Eagan, three headaches will be explained: tension, migraine, and cluster headaches. Interested in learning more? Visit for additional information.

Visual of different types of headaches.
Courtesy of Visual of different types of headaches. Design by Maya Chastain.

Tension Headaches

Has your headache been persistent for the last 30 minutes or even up to the last week? Do you have a pressing or tightening feeling that’s mild to moderate intensity? Chances are you have a tension headache. Vomiting or feeling nauseous are not common with tension headaches, however light or sound may cause discomfort.

Migraine Headaches

Is your headache lasting up to 72 hours and causing your head to have a “pulse”? You may be dealing with a migraine. It’s important to learn how to distinguish a moderate tension headache from a migraine - if your headache becomes worse with normal physical activity, you may be suffering from a migraine. People suffering from migraine headaches can also be negatively affected by light and noise.

Cluster Headaches

Only 1% of the population suffers from cluster headaches. A cluster headache is when there is severe pain around the eyes or along the side of the head. The pain typically lasts anywhere from 15 minutes up to 3 hours, and can possibly occur up to 8 times in one day. Some symptoms that pair with cluster headaches are tearing, forehead sweating, and nasal congestion. The pain can sometimes lead to restlessness or agitation in people who are experiencing cluster headaches.

How can my chiropractor help?

Dr. Ryan of Silver Bell Chiropractic demonstrating a neck adjustment.
Dr. Ryan of Silver Bell Chiropractic demonstrating a neck adjustment.

Eagan-based chiropractor, Silver Bell Chiropractic, can help patients who want to naturally treat their persistent and frustrating headaches. Some of the approaches Dr. Ryan takes to helping patients suffering headaches are:

  • Adjusting the patient’s neck

  • Utilizing graston technique

  • Using active release technique

  • Practicing breathing techniques

  • Other stress reduction strategies

Dr. Ryan is familiar with treating patients suffering headaches and will treat, educate, and empower you so that you can continue living a pain free life post treatment.

Schedule an appointment here or follow up on our website to learn more about Silver Bell Chiropractic.

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